Kickstarter, the platform upon which many products have been catapulted to success, has decided to shake things up a little bit, simplifying its rules and at the same time making it easier for company's and individuals to launch their campaigns. The changes were announced on the Kickstarter blog today.
The National Security Agency's chief Admiral Mike Rogers has denied claims that the government is collecting images of people within the United States for use with facial recognition technology. This follows documents released by Snowden claiming millions of images were being nabbed daily.
In our connected world, a solid WiFi connection is important. In your household, there may be several people using the same connection at once, straining your connectivity. While you may technically have broadband Internet, the FCC is deciding whether or not to redefine broadband altogether.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has bought the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, its been confirmed, with the outspoken executive channeling his retirement time into a new hobby as team owner. Ballmer is believed to have beaten out several other bids, including one by David Geffen for $1.6bn.
Robotics has seen many substantial developments over the past few years, not the least of which is due to DARPA efforts. One of the newest ones is from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, more commonly called KAIST, that has developed a sprinting robot dubbed the Raptor.
Remember Quentin Tarantino's ill-fated script for The Hateful Eight? It leaked earlier this year, and the result -- at least for a while -- seemed to be the complete nixing of the project. That decision was eventually reversed, and now it has leaked that filming for the movie will kick off this coming November.
If your childhood took place in the 80s or 90s, you likely spent your fair share of time watching Reading Rainbow, the book-hailing TV show starring LeVar Burton. Earlier today, Burton and his team launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring Reading Rainbow back, and a handful of hours later it broke the $1,000,000 mark.